Senate Steps Up Efforts in Support of Women’s Health and Rights

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After the House made another assault on  women and young people’s health and rights in July, the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday stepped up in response – passing provisions to permanently end the global gag rule, make a $40 million U.S. contribution to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and increase funding for international family planning […]

Founder of Our Partner CFEMEA Named Fellow of WomenChangeMakers

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Centro Feminista de Estudos e Asssessoria (CFEMEA), or the Feminist Center for Studies and Advisory Services is a nongovernmental, non-profit organization in Brazil that works for the citizenship of women and gender equality. It fights for a just, democratic society and state in an autonomous and non-partisan way.Founded on feminist thought, CFEMEA actively participates in […]

Unleashing the Power of Women in a World of 7 Billion

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Yesterday in Washington, DC we co-sponsored an event with UNFPA, National Geographic, government agencies and non-governmental organizations  focusing on women and girls as critical engines of change in the new reality of 7 billion people. In late October 2011, world population will reach 7 billion people. It is critical that we unleash the power of […]